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Shehri Samridhi Utsav 17.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Shehri Samridhi Utsav
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Maha Kumbh projected India’s soft power to the world: Vice President; 16.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Maha Kumbh has projected the magnificent “Soft Power” of India to the world. He said that it would develop Prayagraj and adjoining historical places into tourist destinations.
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Prime Minister to visit Barauni in Bihar tomorrow 16.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Bihar tomorrow on 17 February 2019. He will arrive in Barauni where he will launch a series of development projects for Bihar. These projects will enhance connectivity, especially in the city of Patna and nearby areas.
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Prime Minister to visit Jharkhand tomorrow 16.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Hazaribagh and Ranchi in Jharkhand tomorrow on 17 February. He will unveil multiple Projects pertaining to health, education, water supply and sanitation.
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UN appeals for aid to meet Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh 16.2.2019 Central Chronicle
Dhaka, With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, United Nations aid agencies and partners have launched an appeal to help meet their “dire needs”. The 2019 Joint Response Plan for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis seeks to raise $920 million to assist more […]
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Amrut Cities--Municipal Corporations of Raigarh, Ambikapur, and Kumbakonam Bag Top Swachhata Excellence Awards 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            AMRUT cities and Municipal Corporationsof Raigarh, Ambikapur and Kumbakonamhavebagged the first, second and third prizes respectively of Swachhata Excellence awards 2019. Nagar PalikaParishadJashpur Nagar, Malappuram Municipality, and Nagar PalikaParishadSurajpurhave claimed the prizesin the category of Statutory Towns.
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India signs Legal Agreements with the World Bank for First Programmatic Water Supply and Sewerage Service Delivery Reform Development Policy Loan for Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India, Government of Himachal Pradesh (GoHP) and the World Bank signed here today a $40 Million Loan Agreement to help bring clean and reliable drinking water to the citizens of the Greater Shimla area, who have been facing severe water shortages and water-borne epidemics over the last few years.
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L.A. trash haulers will drop some of their fees — and the city will help pay the tab 15.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The Los Angeles City Council has struck a deal with commercial trash haulers to eliminate some of the costly fees charged as part of RecycLA, Mayor Eric Garcetti's recycling program for businesses, condominium complexes and larger apartment buildings.

Under a settlement backed by Garcetti and the...

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Institutionalize a code of conduct & self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices: VP tells Real Estate Industry 14.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon the industry bodies in the Real Estate Sector to institutionalize a code conduct and a self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices.
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Amazon’s streamlined plastic packaging is jamming up recycling centers 13.2.2019 LA Times: Business

Over the last year, Amazon.com Inc. has reduced the portion of shipments it packs in its cardboard boxes in favor of lightweight plastic mailers, which enable the retailing giant to squeeze more packages into delivery trucks and planes.

But environmental activists and waste experts say the new...

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Prime Minister addresses 16,000 women Swachhata Champions to honour Swachh Shakti 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today saluted the contribution made by women in leading the Swachh Bharat people’s movement. He was addressing 16,000 women Swachhata Champions from across the country who have come to Kurukshetra, Haryana, for the Swachh Shakti 2019 convention.
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Guidelines regarding re-use of Medical Devices 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India has enacted the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010 and notified Clinical Establishments (Central Government) Rules, 2012 for registration of Clinical Establishments with a view to prescribing the Minimum Standards of facilities and services provided by them.
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Medical camp cum health awareness conducted 12.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Medical camp cum health awareness conducted
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4-Year-Old Allegedly Raped By Sanitation Worker In Public Toilet In Delhi 11.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old sanitation worker at a public toilet in west Delhi's Naraina, police said on Monday.
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Cleaning of River Ganga 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Cleaning of river is a continuous process and the Government of India is supplementing the efforts of the State Governments in addressing the challenges of pollution of river Ganga (including its tributaries and Yamuna) by providing financial and technical assistance.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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‘Mere Pyare Prime Minister’ trailer: A boy travels from a Mumbai slum to Delhi to right a wrong 10.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s movie will be released on March 15.
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Ukhrul children sensitized on clean environment with "No to litter" slogan 10.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Ukhrul children sensitized on clean environment with "No to litter" slogan
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About those rats in L.A. City Hall 9.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

So it seems there are rats in City Hall — but not the kind you may have in mind. The variety recently found in Los Angeles’ corridors of power is small, furry and apparently harboring disease. One ailment in particular has officials in an uproar: typhus, a flea-borne infectious disease rare in...

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BBMP to proceed with separate wet waste tender, wastepickers to collect dry waste 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is about to get a separate collection system for segregated wet, sanitary and street sweeping waste. There has been opposition to this proposal especially from councillors, but BBMP will be going ahead with this plan.
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